Vision: Eyeglasses With a Tunable Prescription

Vision: Eyeglasses With a Tunable Prescription
Design
Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 23 december 2008

If you’ve ever been for an eye exam then you’re familiar with the process of looking through various combinations of lenses as the optometrist attempts to determine your ideal prescription.  Now imagine taking the power and versatility of this rather unwieldy machine and putting all its capabilities in a pair of glasses. That’s exactly what retired Oxford University physics professor Joshua Silver has done by creating the world’s first pair of tunable eyeglasses, a process that has taken him the better part of two decades to develop. Daily Tech explains the technology behind the innovative design:

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